Google: Gmail Users Have No Reason to Expect Privacy

Here's some more bad news to add to the pile of concern over email vulnerability, a brief filed by Google's attorneys has just surfaced and revealed that Gmail users should have "no legitimate expectation of privacy" — ever. Read More >>

Gmail's New Compose Window Will Soon Be Your Only Choice

Gmail's latest in a series of changes, the updated compose window, will soon go from opt out to your only choice. Today's Gmail blog post says that all Gmail accounts will switch to the new compose window in the next few days. Read More >>

Google's Annoying New Gmail Ads (and How to Get Rid of Them)

Google's new tabbed inbox is designed to declutter your email, but actually it's a bit irritating. But if you are using it you may have noticed a new rash of irritating, targeted ads that look like email. Read More >>

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How to Get Rid of Gmail's New Tabs (and Why You Should)

Gmail looks different this week! The new inbox system that automatically splits your new messages into stuff from Social, Promotions, etc. is finally out for everyone. Here's how to send it back from where it came from. Read More >>

PSA: Don't Let Your Friends Sign Into Google On Your Computer

In the summer of 2010 Google rolled out multiple log-ins. It was a fabulous thing for those who didn't want to run multiple browsers in order to have simultaneous access to Google-powered personal and work accounts. Merging your own accounts is one thing, but can you imagine accidentally merging yours with someone else's? It's kind of a pain in the arse to fix. Read More >>

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Gmail's Neat-Freak Overhaul For Android Is Now Live

Fed up with your inbox overflowing? Google's attempt to help you whittle it down with customisable tabs is now live on the Play Store. It's very slidey, and you can finally empty the trash with just one tap. Get it while it's hot. [Google Play] Read More >>

Gmail's Getting a Neat Freak Overhaul for Web and Mobile

Google announced last night that a new interface for Gmail, based around customisable tabs, is coming. The goal? To help manage your goliath of an inbox. It looks pretty incredible. Read More >>

Google Wallet Will Let You Attach Money in Gmail

We already knew Google's got big plans to become your default money manager, killing the other contenders in the process. But now we're starting to find out just how deep the rabbit hole goes. Over the next few months, Google will be rolling out a Gmail option to attach money just like you would with any ol' file. Read More >>

New Gmail Action Buttons Let You Perform Tasks From Your Inbox

The new system will allow you to RSVP to events, review submissions, one-click reply to registration emails and quickly jump out to sites-specific tasks like airport check-ins, all from the inbox. The buttons will magically appear in email as and when Google notices a chance for you to use them. Read More >>

Your Gmail, Drive, and Google+ Storage Is Now One Big 15GB Chunk

It used to be that you'd have 10GB of storage for your Gmail account, and 5GB to share between your Google Drive and your Google+ pictures. Not anymore: Google just unified all three into a shared pool of 15GB. Read More >>

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google+ Master

Unless you happen to work for the search giant that created it, Google+ is probably not your social network of choice. Nevertheless, there's a ton of functionality hidden behind its walls, covering everything from photos to local searches as the influence of Google+ stretches across the company's multitude of other products. Here's how to get the most out of it.
We've pulled together 10 of our favourite tips and tricks from the social network that should help you get more out of Google+, or tempt you back to give it another go. We're going to assume you know the basics of Google+—circles, sharing, Hangouts and so on—and focus on some of the features you might not have come across or that have only recently gone live. Read More >>

New Gmail Tweak Lets You Schedule Calendar Events With Just a Click

If like millions of people you use Gmail to schedule meetings, and Google Calendar to keep track of them, this little interface improvement in Gmail is going to save you a bucket of time and headaches. Read More >>

A Cheat Sheet of Every Single Gmail Keyboard Shortcut

Do you use Gmail a lot? Then you need to see this graphic with all the keyboard shortcuts that can make like a million times easier. It comes complete with visualisations of each action, for some reference of what you're actually accomplishing. Read More >>

Guide: Email Tips and Tricks for Note II Power Users

Believe it or not good ol’ Gmail has now been around since April 2004, yet way back on 26 March 1976 The Queen of England sent her first e-mail – and 37 years on it is hard to imagine how any of us could cope without it. Read More >>

The Evolution of Gmail, Visualised

On April Fools Day 2004, Google launched Gmail, and it wasn't long before email addresses usurped the kingdom of Hotmail. Google just posted a nice visualisation of the service's evolution from a humble beta to a Google Goliath. Read More >>

Google Babel Pictured in Alleged Leaked Images

Supposed images of a reworked Gmail interface give us a look at part of Google's new messaging system at the desktop end of the chain -- and confirm the Babel name -- if you are the trusting sort and believe their authenticity. Read More >>


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